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29 Nov 2019
Shrewsbury’s main fireworks display which had to be postponed twice due to flooding is back with a bang - and this time with a “festive twist”. Two previous attempts at the Greenhous West Mid Showground fell victim to the weather but organisers are hoping their charity Christmas Firecracker will more than make up for it on Saturday, December 7.   The event will feature a sound-sensitive first...
20 Nov 2019
  Press Release – Sneaky Finders   New Peaky Blinders-inspired murder mystery event comes to Shrewsbury in January 2020. Let's  be honest, we've all dubbed ourselves quite the detective when it comes to watching TV crime shows. Now you have the chance to become your very own real-life detective with CluedUpp's new Peaky Blinders-inspired murder mystery, 'Sneaky Finders', coming to Shrewsbury...
20 Nov 2019
Dr Who and acclaimed horror thriller author Jason Arnopp will be giving tips on how to break into novels, scriptwriting and the world of publishing at this year’s Shrewsbury Festival of Literature on Sunday November 24. Arnopp, whose new thriller novel Ghoster is currently terrifying readers up and down the country, will talk about his three decades in writing, from journalism to fiction - and he...
13 Nov 2019
Clun Valley Music returns this December to present a weekend of diverse and dynamic music, including a Junk Percussion workshop and two recitals from world class ensembles.  All events take place at St George's Church Clun, SY7 8JH - for more info and tickets, visit https://www.clunvalleymusic.co.uk/cvm-season-2019-20 Saturday 7th December  1pm Aurora Percussion Duo in Recital : A World of...
Hencote Estate winemaker Gavin Patterson
12 Nov 2019
A Shropshire vineyard is to launch its first estate red wine just over a year since the winery opened to the public. Hencote Estate in Shrewsbury has achieved success with their Evolution Sparkling and Lifestyle wines as well as their Estate Solaris and Rose and are now set to add a home-grown red wine to the range. The estate will release the aptly named Mark I on November 29 at a special launch...
Shrewsbury Festival of Literature
30 Oct 2019
From a cricket legend to celebrated fiction writers and poets, the Shrewsbury Festival of Literature is back from November 22 to 24. Cricket correspondent, broadcaster and former England star Vic Marks, travel writer and broadcaster Mike Parker, novelist Alix Nathan and author Catrina Davies, with her memoir of life in a Cornish shed, are among the writers lined-up for the three-day festival. ...
29 Oct 2019
The countdown is on for the Shrewsbury Bonfire and Fireworks Spectacular - which is now just days away. Two fireworks displays form the centrepiece of an exciting evening’s entertainment at the Greenhous West Mid Showground on Saturday, November 2, and visitors have the choice of attending one or both displays for the same price. There will also be a range of funfair rides, live music, plenty of...
21 Oct 2019
Shrewsbury based singer songwriter Vin Whyte will release his sixth solo album, but the debut under the moniker of First Mate, on 22 November.    Recorded, mixed and produced by Whyte over four days in a disused office unit, the collection of eight songs present a variety of stories about murderers on the run in North Wales, austerity, memory loss, career choices, the notion of land ownership, a...
21 Oct 2019
There’s a ghostly feel to Shrewsbury with Halloween just around the corner and there are no shortages of gruesome tales associated with the town - so for anyone venturing out into the depths of darkness this month, beware!  A guide detailing Halloween happenings, spooky stories and a map of ghostly locations around the town has been produced to help people make the most of Shrewsbury’s night-time...
20 Oct 2019
The Old Post Office in Milk Street sees it's monthly comedy Club return this week. The comedy club took a break over the summer whilst most comedians headed up to Edinburgh for the world famous Edinburgh Comedy festival. On Sunday 27th October at 8pm, it will restart withe the incredible Thomas Green headlining, with Phil Walker and compere Danny McLoughlin. Thomas Green is an engaging story-...
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